Cantref Adventure Farm & Riding Centre

In a nutshell

Animals, theatre shows, pony rides, fantastic indoor and outdoor adventure play facilities, campsite, holiday cottages and more near Brecon, Mid Wales.


Upper Cantref Farm, Cantref, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8LR

Contact details

Tel: 01874 665223

Activity type

Active and Sport, Animals, Birthdays, Gardens and Open Spaces, Indoor Activities, Outdoor Activities, Theatre and Entertainment, Trips and Transport

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4 for Adventure Farm - ticket prices vary, see Cantref\'s website for details)

Cantref Adventure Farm & Riding Centre details...

Packed with fun things to do, Cantref Adventure Farm near Brecon is a popular choice for kids days out in Powys and ideal for a family staycation or short break.

One of the highlights will be the animal shows. The Animal Handling Show in the Pet Barn gives visitors the chance to cuddle guinea pigs and see a variety of other animals such as rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, chipmunks and more.

From Easter until the end of October half term families can usually join in bottle feeding either lambs or kid goats. Pig racing takes place from May onwards. Check the daily programme to find out what’s on so you don’t miss anything.

Visit the Big Animal Barn to meet friendly farm animals before hopping on the tractor and trailer ride for a chance to see donkeys, llamas, Shetland ponies, water buffalo, alpacas and more. Short pony rides are a lovely treat for pony-mad youngsters (height restrictions apply and extra charges apply).

The indoor playzone includes a large soft play area with a separate toddler zone, soft shooting cannon balls, mini tractor rides and a role play zone with play houses. During school holidays and at weekends families can enjoy Mr Ev’s Mini Panto in the theatre.

Outside are exciting attractions such as the Super Sledge Ride, a Junior Sledge Ride, Jungle Swamp Adventure Ride, Splash Paddle Boats for younger children, a trampoline and slides. Seasonal attractions include a summer maize maze and Water Wars, giving players the chance to launch water balloons at each other! There are plenty of opportunities for parents to join in the fun.

Cantref Riding Centre offers ’Own a Pony Days’, riding lessons and trekking in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Looking for a short break or staycation this year? With all the family activities on offer and the Brecon Beacons National Park on your doorstep, Cantref is a great choice for a family holiday. Choose between the family campsite and a stay in one of Cantref’s holiday cottages.

Admission prices vary and it is advisable to confirm availability of individual attractions before travelling.

Please see Cantref’s website to find out more.

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